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Hi All,

I am still in the beginner stages of learning VW as a new software package.

The practice are looking to develop the use of 3D and BIM.

Hopefully this is a simple question:

I have created an elevation from a ground floor layer, and the viewport is created on to an elevation sheet.

Although the elevation shows a cut through the wall behind, showing windows behind and inside walls.

See screenshot, this viewport should simply be a wall face.


Any help/tips will be appreciated.



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Hi Kane

Maybe you just have to asign a rendering mode to the viewport? Try OpenGl or hiddenline

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This is a draft template for new models in 3D.


First Draft.vwx


If you have any other tips when looking at the file, please let me know.

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@Kane...your class that the walls are in needs to have a FILL...right now they have no fill that's why in openGL the walls still look like wireframe.  You may want to have a look at some of the getting started material on our website.  Additionally, you may want to have a look at the two threads that are posted at the top of the Architecture section - "No Stories, No Problem" and "Model Set-Up".  These talk you through the two types of wall styles as well as some hints on setting up a file.  There are sample files there as well.  I would start with "No Stories, No Problem" to get a firm understanding of a layer-bound wall style, how it's created, how it can interact with slabs, etc.  "Model Set-Up" talks about using stories to help define the height of certain elements that are "story aware."



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